Qualities every good lawyer should have

The skills you need for your ideal career are something that you can work on and develop over time. As they say: practice makes perfect! Here are a few that you should consider working on if you aspire to be a successful lawyer: 1) Good communication skills Lawyers must be orally articulate, have good written communication skills, and also be good listeners. […]

10 Ideas and Examples for Law Firm

During a recent presentation on blogging and social media, the number one question was “What should law firms blog about?” There are myriad reasons to blog and topics to blog about. See: Why Do You Blog? 23 Lawyers Weigh In. Here are 10 blogging ideas for lawyers and law firms with a few standout examples. 1. Current Court Decisions – If you […]

Ways to improve client care at your law firm

Client care is important for all businesses, and even more important for law firms. Clients are often facing challenging life circumstances when they reach out to a solicitor. The last thing they need to deal with is unreturned calls, or having to repeat sensitive and personal information to different people. According to a benchmark study, less than 10% of people who […]

Managing Partner – Law Firm Job Description Template

This managing partner – law firm sample job description can assist in your creating a job application that will attract job candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job Job Duties and job requirements. Managing Partner – Law Firm Job Responsibilities: A managing partner makes the law firm successful […]

7 skills for a successful law career

Law firms look for a mix of legal competencies when selecting candidates – take a look at some of the skills needed to be a lawyer Commercial awareness One of the most important skills lawyers need, it basically means possessing knowledge of current developments in local, national and world business, particularly any issues that impact a law firm and its […]

How To Choose the Right Lawyer: Ten Points to Consider When Selecting an Attorney

With 1.1 million lawyers licensed to practice law in the United States, how does a construction company faced with a legal problem decide which attorney is best suited to help the company resolve the problem? Selecting the right attorney is a time-consuming, but important process. To get started, develop a list of potential candidates by talking to business advisors, people […]

What Makes a Good Lawyer? Common Traits of Successful Attorneys Today

In a difficult, confusing, or complicated situation, individuals and companies may find themselves desperately seeking the guidance of a well-prepared and reliable legal professional. A great attorney has the potential to have a dramatic and positive impact on the life of a client. Whether it’s by helping them through a difficult family law matter, protecting them against false charges, or […]

‘Immigrant Paradox’: U.S. Citizens More Likely Than Immigrants to Commit Crime 

By Eva Herscowitz | 2 hours ago U.S. citizens are more likely to commit a crime than immigrants, refuting rightwing rhetoric that blames rising immigration for the uptick in crime, according to a  study published in Crime & Delinquency. The higher rate of offending among U.S. citizens remains consistent for all types of crime, from minor offenses to more serious ones, the study says. The […]

10 Reasons Why Law Is Important

“Law” is a system of rules designed to regulate behavior in both public and private society. Social and/or governmental institutions create and enforce these rules. Humans have been making laws for thousands of years. Early examples include ancient Egyptian law, Babylonian law, ancient Chinese law, and Old Testament law. There are many categories of law, including criminal law, civil law, […]

UX Research for Worldwide Products

A column by Janet M. Six June 21, 2021  No Comments Send your questions to Ask UXmatters and get answers from some of the top professionals in User Experience. This month in Ask UXmatters, our expert panel discusses how best to perform UX research for worldwide products. Creating a successful worldwide product requires understanding both regional differences and local expectations. It’s necessary to translate products’ […]